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Columbia International Affairs Online -- CIAO 1991+   About Columbia International Affairs Online -- CIAO  UTK Users (w/NetID)
The most comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. Includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs.

CQ Global Researcher 2007-2012   About CQ Global Researcher  UTK Users (w/NetID)
CQ Global Researcher was last updated November 2012. New content is no longer being added. Site will remain available through June 2013.

CQ Researcher 1923+   About CQ Researcher  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Contains reports about current and controversial issues. Excellent for finding overviews, pros/cons and lists of key resources.

CQ Voting & Elections   About CQ Voting & Elections  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Data, analyses, and historical material on the American voter, political parties, campaigns, and races and elections for Congress, the presidency, and governorships.

CQ Weekly 1983+   About CQ Weekly  UTK Users (w/NetID)
U.S. Congress legislative news and analysis. Published by Congressional Quarterly, Inc.

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Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text   About Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text is the full-text counterpart of Criminal Justice Abstracts, formerly a SAGE database. The increasing globalization of criminology is reflected in this essential resources coverage of hundreds of journals from around the world. Click Exit when finished.

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De Gruyter Online (Including the Research Now E-Journals)   About De Gruyter Online (Including the Research Now E-Journals)  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Provides access to the De Gruyter e-Journals including the Research Now titles formerly published by Berkeley Electronic Press (BEP)

Europa World Plus   About Europa World Plus  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Provides political and economic information on countries and territories around the world. Please LOGOUT when finished.

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Homeland Security Digital Library   About Homeland Security Digital Library  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Collection of U.S. policy documents, federal, state and municipal publications, links to web sites, journal articles, multimedia, theses, gray literature, and Homeland Security related news.

Index to Legal Periodicals & Books Full Text 1980+   About Index to Legal Periodicals & Books Full Text  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Indexes legal periodicals. Includes law reviews, bar association journals, and government documents. (Formerly called Index to Legal Periodicals.)

Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective 1908-1981   About Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Indexes legal periodicals. Includes law reviews, bar association journals, and government documents.

Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)   About Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)  UTK Users (w/NetID)
World's largest archive of political and social research data.

International Country Risk Guide (ICRG) : Table 3B Political Stability Data 1984-2011   About International Country Risk Guide (ICRG) : Table 3B Political Stability Data  UTK Users (w/NetID)
This ICRG file provides political risk ratings for 140 countries.

International Terrorism : Attributes of Terrorist Events : ITERATE 1968-2010   About International Terrorism : Attributes of Terrorist Events : ITERATE  UTK Users (w/NetID)
ITERATE covers the genesis of contemporary international terrorism. The Excel file covers coding of the incidents for 1968 through 2010. It combines a family of four distinct but interrelated files which count the most salient components of international terrorism: Common File 1968-2010, Hostage File 1978-2005, Fate File 1978-1991, Skyjack File 1978-1991. Documentation is available in the ITERATE Codebook.

LexisNexis Academic varies   About LexisNexis Academic  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Access over 6,000 news, business, and legal sources. Includes national and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources.

Nation Digital Archive 1865+   About Nation Digital Archive  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Full-text access to The Nation, America's oldest weekly magazine with 135+ years of reporting, opinion, and criticism.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service 1970s+   About National Criminal Justice Reference Service  All Users
Contains summaries of over 190,000 criminal justice articles and reports.

OpinionArchives 1850+   About OpinionArchives  UTK Users (w/NetID)
A collection of leading scholarly journals of opinion in politics, arts, and culture.

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Oxford Scholarship Online - Law Subject Collection   About Oxford Scholarship Online - Law Subject Collection  UTK Users (w/NetID)
An online collection of the full text of Oxford books in the area of Law.

PAIS International and PAIS Archive 1915+   About PAIS International and PAIS Archive  UTK Users (w/NetID)
PAIS covers public affairs, public and social policies, and international relations.

Points of View Reference Center   About Points of View Reference Center  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Provides information to multiple sides of a current issue. Click Exit when finished.

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ProQuest Congressional 1789+   About ProQuest Congressional  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Comprehensive index to the U.S. Congress. Provides full-text of congressional publications including bills, laws, hearings, transcripts, regulations, political news, and analytical reports. Formerly called: LexisNexis Congressional

Social Sciences Citation Index 1900+   About Social Sciences Citation Index  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Multidisciplinary section of the Web of Science covering scholarly literature in the social sciences.

U.S. Serial Set Digital Collection 1789 to 1985   About U.S. Serial Set Digital Collection  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Full-text congressional reports and documents. Includes the American State Papers and over 50,000 historical maps. Select "Advanced Search", then check box for "Serial Set" OR "Search by Number" if the Serial Set number is known. Formerly called: LexisNexis U.S. Serial Set.

UPA Microform Collection Guides   About UPA Microform Collection Guides  UTK Users (w/NetID)
A collection of guides to primary source microform collections in US History, African-American Studies and Women's Studies. Check the catalog for collection availability

Worldwide Political Science Abstracts 1975+   About Worldwide Political Science Abstracts  UTK Users (w/NetID)
International index of journals in political science. Includes international relations, law, public administration and public policy.

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Access World News (NewsBank) Varies   About Access World News (NewsBank)  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Contains content from local, national and international newspapers, blogs, newswires, journals, broadcast transcripts and videos. Coverage includes Tennessee newspapers, including the Knoxville News-Sentinel.   About  UTK Users (w/NetID)
AllAfrica aggregates and indexes content from over 125 African news organizations, plus more than 200 other sources, who are responsible for their own reporting and views.

Archives Unbound 1907-1984   About Archives Unbound  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Digital collections of historical documents. The Library has purchased 18 of the archive collections. These include the collections focused on African American and civil rights history, early cinema, and the mountain south.

Black Studies Center   About Black Studies Center  UTK Users (w/NetID)
This resource combines several resources for research and teaching in Black Studies: , International Index to Black Periodicals (IIBP), historical black newspapers, and the Black Literature Index.

British Parliamentary Papers 1990-2005   About British Parliamentary Papers  Hodges Library Reference Room
Index to the papers, debates, and journals of both houses of Parliament.
Note: This CD-ROM is available in Hoskins Storage Reading Room.

China Data Online   About China Data Online  UTK Users (w/NetID)
A collection of statistics about China.

Congressional Research Digital Collection (CRDC) 1916+   About Congressional Research Digital Collection (CRDC)  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Full text legislative policy reports from the Congressional Research Service. To search CRDC, select “Advanced Search”, then the check the box for CRS Reports. Formerly called: LexisNexis Congressional Research Digital Collection.

CQ Almanac Online 1945-   About CQ Almanac Online  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Almanac of activities in the U.S. Congress.

CQ Historic Documents Series Online Edition 1972+   About CQ Historic Documents Series Online Edition  UTK Users (w/NetID)
CQ Historic Documents Series Online Edition collects more than 2,500 primary sources covering current events around the world.

Declassified Documents Reference System 1940s+   About Declassified Documents Reference System  Hodges Library Reference Room
Index to declassified documents from U.S. federal agencies.
Note: This CD-ROM is available in Hoskins Storage Reading Room.

EIS: Digests of Environmental Impact Statements 1985+   About EIS: Digests of Environmental Impact Statements  UTK Users (w/NetID)
EIS extracts the key issues from complex government-released environmental impact statements, converting massive documents into concise, readable abstracts.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports 1974-1996   About Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Full-text of FBIS reports translated into English.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Publications 1996-2004   About Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Publications </b><i>1996-2004</i>  Hodges Library Government Documents
Full-text of FBIS reports translated into English.
CD-ROM available in Hoskins Library Storage Reading Room.

Global Insight   About Global Insight   UTK Users (w/NetID)
Current economic and political information and risk analysis for foreign nations.

HAPI (Hispanic American Periodicals Index) Online 1970+   About HAPI (Hispanic American Periodicals Index) Online  UTK Users (w/NetID)
HAPI (Hispanic American Periodicals Index) covers Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean basin, the United States-Mexico border region, and Hispanics in the United States.

HeinOnline   About HeinOnline  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Consists of four major law library collections: Law Journal Library, Federal Register Library, Treaties and Agreements Library, and the U.S. Supreme Court Library.

House of Commons Parliamentary Papers 1688-1834   About House of Commons Parliamentary Papers  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Searchable full-text of House of Commons sessional documents from 1715 to 1834 with supplementary material back to 1688. The UTK Library only has access to: 18th century (1688-1834) collection.

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Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective   About Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective   UTK Users (w/NetID)
Indexes a wide range of important journals in the humanities and social sciences from 1907 to 1984. Click "logout" to end your session. Limited to 2 simultaneous users.

International Data Base (IDB) 1950+   About International Data Base (IDB)  All Users
Contains demographic and socio-economic data for over 200 countries.

Making of Modern Law : U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs 1832-1978   About Making of Modern Law : U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs  UTK Users (w/NetID)

Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises 1800-1926   About Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises  UTK Users (w/NetID)
"The Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises 1800-1926" provides digital images on every page of 22,000 legal treatises on US and British law published from 1800 through 1926. Full-text searching on more than 10 million pages provides researchers access to critical legal history in ways not previously possible.

March of Time 1935-1967   About March of Time  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Provides access to the complete archive of The March of Time films produced by Time Inc. from 1935 to 1967. The March of Time was a newsreel series offered in movie theaters and television.

Military & Government Collection   About Military & Government Collection  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Current news about all branches of the military and government. Full-text articles from nearly 300 journals and articles abstracts from about 400 additional titles.

National Newspaper Index 1977+   About National Newspaper Index  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Index to 5 major newspapers (New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, and the Washington Post). One of the Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL) databases.

New York Times, ProQuest Historical Newspapers 1851-2009   About New York Times, ProQuest Historical Newspapers  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Digitally scanned full-text access to backfiles of The New York Times (1851-2009)with Index (1851-1992).

OECDiLibrary 1998-   About OECDiLibrary  UTK Users (w/NetID)
OECD iLibrary is OECD's Online Library for Books, Papers and Statistics and the gateway to OECD's analysis and data for a wide range of areas such as agriculture and food, economics, education, environment, energy, social issues, science, trade, and more. Formerly called SourceOECD.

The University of Tennessee Library subscribes to OECD Books, Papers, and Statistics package which is everything OECD publishes except IEA Statistics which is not included in this package.

Oxford Scholarship Online   About Oxford Scholarship Online  UTK Users (w/NetID)
A searchable database of Oxford University Press e-books. Full-text access is available for the areas of Economics and Finance, Law, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, and Religion. Check the Libraries' Catalog for titles with no online access.

Oxford University Press Journals   About Oxford University Press Journals  UTK Users (w/NetID)

ProQuest History Vault   About ProQuest History Vault  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Primary source materials from ProQuest's University Publications of America (UPA) Collection in digital format. Topics include African- American History, Southern plantation records, Vietnam War, and national security.

Roper Center for Public Opinion Research 1935+   About Roper Center for Public Opinion Research  UTK Users (w/NetID)
An extensive archive of public opinion information, providing access to the iPOLL database, a database of 500,000 questions and answers asked in the U.S. since 1935, and access to the datasets of survey results through RoperExpress. This link connects you to the iPOLL database. To search the Datasets Collection, click on the Datasets link at the top of the iPOLL page.

Sage Journals Online   About Sage Journals Online   UTK Users (w/NetID)
Collection of more than 500 journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine.

SAGE Research Methods Online   About SAGE Research Methods Online  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Resources for research methods in the social and health sciences. For more information go to

Sixties : Primary Documents and Personal Narratives 1960-1974 1960-1974   About Sixties : Primary Documents and Personal Narratives 1960-1974  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Primary source material, including diaries, letters, autobiographies and other memoirs, written and oral histories, manifestos, government documents, memorabilia, and scholarly commentary, on the 1960s in the United States. Topics include the civil rights movement, the Vietnam War and the associated protest movement, radical movements, and counter-culture.

SSRN eLibrary   About SSRN eLibrary  All Users
SSRN (Social Science Research Network) consists of two parts: an Abstract Database with abstracts of scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers and an Electronic Paper Collection containing downloadable full text documents.

U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs 1832-1978   About U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Records and briefs before the U.S. Supreme Court during 1832-1978.

UNdata 1948+   About UNdata  All Users
Broad data coverage from various international and national sources. Includes the content that was in the United Nations Common Database, which has been discontinued.

United Nations - AccessUN 1991+   About United Nations - AccessUN  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Provides bibliographic access to all UN documents, includes full-text.

United Nations - Official Documents (ODS) 1993+   About United Nations - Official Documents (ODS)  All Users
Full text of UN official documents since 1993.

United Nations - UNBISnet 1979+   About United Nations - UNBISnet  All Users
Catalog of publications held in UN libraries. Includes resolutions and voting records.

Vossische Zeitung online 1918 - 1934 1918-1934   About Vossische Zeitung online 1918 - 1934  UTK Users (w/NetID)
The Vossische Zeitung is a source for the study of political reporting and public opinion in Germany. Please click Logout when exiting database.

Web of Science 1900+   About Web of Science  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Citation index for sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Includes Conference Proceedings Citation Index and Book Citation Index. Journals indexed in Web of Science.
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World Bank Data   About World Bank Data  All Users
Contains World Development Indicators, Global Development Finance, and additional statistical data files from the World Bank.

World Newspaper Archive: Latin American Newspapers 1805-1922   About World Newspaper Archive: Latin American Newspapers  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Latin American Newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries.

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